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A Mob and the Breach of Democracy: The Violent End of the Trump Era
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After Pro-Trump Mob Storms Capitol, Congress Confirms Biden's Win

After Pro-Trump Mob Storms Capitol, Congress Confirms Biden's Win

By Nicholas Fandos and Emily Cochrane

A normally ceremonial ritual in Congress exploded into chaos as protesters, egged on by President Trump, forced their way into the Capitol to stop the counting of electoral votes to confirm President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s victory.

A Mob and the Breach of Democracy: The Violent End of the Trump Era

Washington Memo

A Mob and the Breach of Democracy: The Violent End of the Trump Era

By Peter Baker

Those who warned of worst-case scenarios under President Trump — only to be dismissed as alarmists — found some of their darkest fears realized in the storming of the Capitol on Wednesday.

A Democratic Triumph in Georgia, Overshadowed by Right-Wing Violence in Washington

A Democratic Triumph in Georgia, Overshadowed by Right-Wing Violence in Washington

By Astead W. Herndon and Rick Rojas

One January day encapsulated the politics of progress and grievance that have defined the presidency of Donald Trump.

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Pro-Trump Mob Swarms Capitol

Video Video: Pro-Trump Mob Swarms Capitol

By The New York Times

Supporters of President Trump swarmed and entered the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, prompting a lockdown and portions of the grounds to be evacuated.

Loeffler Reverses Plan to Object to Georgia Election Results

Video Video: Loeffler Reverses Plan to Object to Georgia Election Results

By Reuters

Senator Kelly Loeffler, who lost a Senate runoff race in Georgia, decided not to object to election results Wednesday night after Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.

'Anything Is Possible,' Warnock Says After Georgia Runoff Vote

Video Video: 'Anything Is Possible,' Warnock Says After Georgia Runoff Vote

By The Associated Press

The Rev. Raphael Warnock promised Georgia voters early Wednesday that he would work on their behalf.

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